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  • n. A modernist, especially a militantly devoted supporter of modernism


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  • Between 1910-1930, Antoni Gaudí's protégé, César Martinell, designed 40 wine cooperatives in the "modernista" or art-nouveau style in Penedés, a Denominación de Origen south of Barcelona.

    Bold Bodegas: Top Architects Change the Face of Spanish Wine

  • The "modernista" poet José Asunción Silva (1860-1896) was

    Modern Spanish Lyrics

  • ** I do not object to the use of iSi chargers, or any other new-fangled "modernista" culinary maneuvers, as long as it serves a compelling purpose, or add something valuable to the plate.

    the ulterior epicure

  • One of the stylistic features of the "modernista" poems in Vallejo's volume of poetry Los Heraldos Negros-considered somewhat taboo at the time-was precisely the addition of erotic lyrics to the descriptions of beautiful landscape.

    The Evening Class

  • I urge you to take an objective look around your house — are you a maximal traditionalist or a minimal modernista?


  • Much older than it appears, it was remodelled as a modernista cafe-bar in 1929.

    10 of the best barrio bars in Barcelona

  • Any visit to Barcelona would not be complete without visiting one of the city's modernista Catalan art nouveau bars.

    10 of the best barrio bars in Barcelona

  • Its 19 rooms are sharp and stylish, minimally decorated but with great floral splashes on the bedspreads, for example, or the occasional baroque headboard, while the original features of the modernista art nouveau building are carefully maintained – typical mosaic floors, high ceilings and moulded cornices.

    10 of the best pensiónes in Barcelona

  • La AJAC, la Agrupación de Jóvenes Arquitectos de Cataluña dependiente del Colegio de Arquitectos de Cataluña, dispone de un espacio expositivo propio dentro de la edición de 2009 de Casa Decor, en la sede de Barcelona, y que en tendrá lugar en la Casa Llorens, de estilo modernista.

    Espacio AJAC en Casa Decor | [bauen]

  • In a way, the book is a long overture followed by a short opera: the first half of the history is a warm-up to the 19th-century explosion of renewed Catalan pride, manifested in poetry, urban innovation and the work of the great modernista architects.

    Catalunya, Here I Come


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